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TransportationDec 15, 2014 1:21 PM By Mike O'Brien
Monday, Dec. 15 is expected to be the highest volume delivery day for both FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service, with UPS projecting the following Monday, Dec. 22, to be its largest shipping day this holiday season.
TransportationNov 26, 2014 11:31 AM By Amine Khechfe
A quick primer on imminent dimensional weight pricing changes from UPS and FedEx, how to calculate them, and what you can do if your business is affected.
TransportationNov 24, 2014 4:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Regional carrier OnTrac, announced a new service, DirectPost, which will enable it to provide next-day and two-day ecommerce shipping at postal rates.
TransportationNov 10, 2014 3:24 PM By Daniela Forte
Google confirmed that Tom Fallows, the head of Google Express, its same-day delivery service is leaving for Uber, a car-hailing service. See what this will mean for Google Express.
TransportationOct 30, 2014 11:43 AM By Mike O'Brien
DHL is investing 30.5 million Euros in its supply chain and global forwarding divisions in South Africa to support businesses operating in the region.
TransportationOct 21, 2014 3:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Newgistics partners with wnDirect to expand its parcel delivery and return service to 34 countries.
TransportationOct 14, 2014 9:12 AM By Mike O'Brien
Multichannel Merchant talks to BI Intelligence senior analyst Cooper Smith about why he estimates U.S. same-day delivery sales will pass $4 billion by 2018.
TransportationOct 13, 2014 12:46 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS Access Point pickup program is being expanded to all major U.S. metro areas by 2015. The company is also adding its My Choice program in 15 countries.
TransportationSep 26, 2014 4:11 PM By Mike O'Brien
Among other things, the acquisition of ABOL will allow MetaPack to provide its customers with improved visibility into global shipments across carriers and countries. It also offers enhanced delivery intelligence and reporting to better understand delivery challenges like potential delays, so retailers can make adjustments in their supply chain to alleviate issues.
TransportationSep 26, 2014 2:54 PM By Mike O'Brien
“We have a very structured plan around all we’re trying to do to grow our package business,” said Cliff Rucker, vice president of sales for the USPS. “When you think about it, over one-third of our volume is gone since 2006 on the letter side, so that’s why we see packaging as a growth area.”